Gun groups target Josh Shapiro for impeachment after ‘ghost guns’ story

Gun groups target Josh Shapiro for impeachment after ‘ghost guns’ story

Gun-rights groups are challenging Attorney General Shapiro’s role in a NBC News report. Shapiro says their complaint has no merit. Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro criticizes “ghost guns” a March 2021 news conference in Philadelphia. A coalition of gun-rights groups, in a wobbly bit of political judo, is trying to get Pennsylvania’s General Assembly to investigate and impeach state Attorney General Josh Shapiro . He makes an enticing target. Shapiro, the only Democrat running for governor, has worked in office and on the campaign trail to regulate “ghost guns,” untraceable weapons assembled from parts. It’s a high-profile topic, and the gun groups want to turn it against Shapiro, who visited the White House on Monday to watch President Joe Biden announce new federal regulations requiring serial numbers for guns made from kits, background checks for their buyers , and licenses for sellers. The Gun Owners of America, 2nd Amendment Foundation, American Firearms Association, National Association for Gun Rights, and Pennsylvania Firearms Association accuse Shapiro and agents from his office of breaking state and federal laws by participating in a March NBC News story about ghost guns. Shapiro called that “ludicrous on its face.” For the story, a reporter used a hidden camera to purchase a ghost gun kit at a suburban Philadelphia gun show and later gave it to Shapiro’s agents, who assembled it and fired it at a range while being filmed. What’s illegal about that? The gun groups, working on an assumption, claim Shapiro’s agents allowed the […]

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